Elsewhere is a museum and artist residency set in a 3-floor, former, thrift store. With people and things, we build collaborative futures.


2012 Curators
Emeritus | Valerie Wiseman

Emeritus | Valerie Wiseman

  VALERIE WISEMAN | COMMUNICATIONS CURATOR (2012-2015) Valerie is an artist and administrator interested in the intersection of public programs and creative fields. She also worked with the North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and holds a BA in Communications & Media and focus in Arts Administration from Goucher College in Baltimore, MD. Valerie...

Production | Jennie Carlisle

JENNIE CARLISLE / PRODUCTIONS CURATOR was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and came to North Carolina by way of New York, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.  Her writing and curatorial work focus on the relationship between art and cultural politics in the 21st Century.  She aims to lend ideas a social form by bringing people together to...
Communications | Valerie Wiseman

Communications | Valerie Wiseman

                                              VALERIE WISEMAN / COMMUNICATIONS CURATOR is an organizer, designer, and media creator from North Carolina. She holds a BA in Communications & Media and focus in Arts Administration from Goucher College in Baltimore, MD. She also works with North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center at UNCG and has held internships with the Greensboro Jewish Federation and Greensboro Chamber of...
Building | Paul Howe

Building | Paul Howe

PAUL HOWE / BUILDING CURATOR is a sculptor, builder, re-arranger, and maintenance expert. He fixes public infrastructure for free, engineers off the cuff, and believes that the value of a thing lies in the stuff it is of, not its decorations, though decorations are okay sometimes. He has worked at Franconia Sculpture Park in Minnesota,...
Houspitality | Emily Ensminger

Houspitality | Emily Ensminger

EMILY ENSMINGER | HOUSPITALITY CURATOR is an artist and urban farmer living in Durham, NC. She attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, graduating with a BA in Visual and Critical studies and is certified as an urban agriculturalist. When not working with her Dad at their three Inner-city farms, she can be...
Erica Curry

Erica Curry

Erica Curry is a young social researcher from the Bayou State and a graduate of Centenary College of Louisiana with a BA in Political Science and a BA in Psychology.  Continuing her studies from the road, she is following the migratory patterns of transient communities which has led her to Elsewhere as the Operations Curator. ...
Jen Martin

Jen Martin

JEN MARTIN/ BUILDING CURATOR is a former childhood beauty queen and huge fan of avocados. While her work professionally has been in retail visual design, her true passions range from eating food of bright colors and eventually living in her mom’s beach house. Short term goals include making Elsewhere look beautiful and perfecting a fishtail. ...
Aislinn Pentecost-Farren

Aislinn Pentecost-Farren

AISLINN PENTECOST-FARREN / PRODUCTION CURATOR is an artist, curator, and historian exploring historical and experimental museum design. At Elsewhere, Aislinn supports artists from selection to completion—guiding a site-specific residency process that links artists, objects, collections, and communities through works, events, and public actions. She has worked as Curatorial Design Assistant at the National Museum of...
Valerie Wiseman

Valerie Wiseman

VALERIE WISEMAN / COMMUNICATIONS CURATOR
Walker Tufts

Walker Tufts

WALKER TUFTS / COMMUNICATIONS CURATOR is a contemporary collaborator who uses writing, art, and dialogue to build new creative knowledge. Walker served as archivist and research librarian at Mildred’s Lane, and public liaison for the international collective Spurse. At Elsewhere, he supports the documentation, marketing, and public dissemination of Elsewhere’s creative production across media platforms....